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A thorough and informative look at the written language and history of the "lost Mayans".Published 7 months ago by Kevin Thomas
From epigraphy to mind-numbing calendrics, from historical documents to stelae, ruins, and murals, from cosmological notions of kingship to astronomy and astrology, this book is a... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Igor Coelho Arantes Santana Marques
An intense study of Maya epigraphy for serious scholars. Well worth the effort! Do your homework and find the fascination.Published 21 months ago by Library maven "Peg"
If you're not, you will have a hard time with this book. It's not that the author doesn't understand the topic, it's the presentation. Read morePublished on February 22, 2013 by James D. Crabtree
David is very informative and factual about the Maya topic. His background and the original photographs and sketches illustrate the topics of the reading in a way that helps one... Read morePublished on January 30, 2013 by Juan M. Beltranena
David Stuart knows how the Maya thought in the past through long-term study of their written language. Dr. Read morePublished on January 23, 2013 by Donald M. Thieme
As a way of preparing for an extended tour of Mayan ruins in Central America, I ordered Stuart's book and read it on my Kindle during the tour. Read morePublished on December 19, 2012 by John A. Scherting
I bought The Order of Days because my wife and I enjoyed two visits to Cobá---once with a guide and a second time riding bikes rented on the site. Read morePublished on November 29, 2012 by Robert W. Hurt
This book had good points and bad points but mostly I was expecting so much more from this author, a noted Mayan expert and whose previous books I've enjoyed. Read morePublished on October 7, 2012 by LostWorlds